Post Telluride Reflection by Matt Starr #TPSER8

I finally was able to get my burrito, but not without trouble. We showed up to town after a long afternoon of biking down the mountain around 5 pm. The problem with that is the taco stand closes at 5 pm. So I raced over to the stand only to find it closed, but the back door, which also served as the entrance, was still open. I ran up to it and asked the man inside if he would make me anything that he hadn’t put away for the day or ran out of. He agreed and made me a burrito and I had no idea what was in it, but I loved every bite. I cannot wait until I get to come back to Telluride again, this place is by far one of my favorite places to visit in the world; the people, the food, the atmosphere, it is… Continue reading

Telluride Reflections Day 3–Matt Starr at #TPSER8


In my return to Telluride 6 years later, not a lot has changed. The people here are still as friendly as ever and the best taco stand I have ever found is still making the same mouth-watering burritos (pictures to come). However, my journey here is far different than before. This week I have been exposed to a wide variety of people involved in the health care community all wanting to hone in on issues surrounding patient safety.

The discussions that are taking place will one day shape the future of healthcare as patient quality and safety continues to evolve. Ideas are being bounced around and discussed around the clock. I think so far the most profound stories for me were the videos of Lewis Blackman and Michael Skolnik. It is hard to see how easily the medical system can fail so easily, but these stories and those of… Continue reading

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